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Edition #5 - July 1st, 2020

Happy Wednesday!

I'm happy to launch the #1 edition of my monthly resource list, comprised of four categories about Ethics in workforce AI: Strategic thinking, Practical advice, Product reviews, and Social context. Every month I'll add at least one resource into each category. So, as for the first time, the list is still short. However in time, and as the discussion about AI ethics expands, I intend to make it long and insightful. I invite you to stay tuned and support this endeavor of mine. Share it. Give me some feedback. Thanks in advance!

Lately, I started to collect some of my +50 old articles into a new book. Occasionally, I will offer in this weekly newsletter access to new chapters of the book, or to old texts that I chose to include in it. This is a great opportunity to learn more about your interests. I was happy to talk this week with some new professionals who enter the People Analytics domain and to find that some of my old articles were very helpful. However, I don't think that my book will be a typical textbook about People Analytics practices. I want to offer readers an opportunity to learn and change while enjoying themselves, taking time to contemplate, absorb ideas, and, hopefully, overcome barriers.


Latest Thoughts and Articles

Ethics in Workforce AI
Edition #1 June 2020

Ethics in People Analytics and AI at Work – Best Resources
Part of my continuous learning, collaboration, and contribution is a comprehensive resource list, updated monthly. It includes four categories: strategic thinking, practical advice, product reviews, and a social context.

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People Analytics - Build the Value Chain

People Analytics - Build the Value Chain
HR people can overcome their analytics barriers when they exercise. Online courses do offer a lot of exercise. However, only when HR people practice with real data, their own organizational data, they can bypass the obstacles.

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Tweets and Treats

A selection of contents I liked and shared this week,
If AI is going to help us in a crisis, we need a new kind of ethics

"What you need at all levels of #AI development are #people who really understand the details of #MachineLearning to work with people who really understand #ethics." Brilliant interview of @jesswhittles on MIT @techreview.

I would add - we also need #procurement in organizations that understand both #ML and #ethics, and especially when we discuss the future of #HRTech and #HR practice in general. Most intelligent managers still don't understand the basics of the two fields. Is this a new unicorn?
Here’s what happened when I gave control of my Robinhood account to an AI for a week

"If more people genuinely had skin in the game, we could solve issues like bias sooner, because it forces you to see the bigger picture," says @tomgrek in his article "Here’s what happened when I gave control of my Robinhood account to an AI for a week"

@tomgrek's article inspired me to think: What if #AI developer population in #HRTech would be more #diverse, and those people would reflect on their outputs in terms of potential personal career results during the entire #employee lifetime. I know, I went too far, but anyway...

Updated Resources

People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list
Let’s face it. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics and HR-Tech books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it …

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A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech

A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech
Sailing the rough seas of HR-Tech solutions? This List may be your lighthouse. Find here links to HR-Tech innovation and solutions, sorted in ten main categories, based on employee life-cycle ...

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More Learning Opportunities and Recognition

People Analytics, HR-Tech - Training, Public Speaking, Media Coverage, Recognition
Thanks for meeting me outside of this People Analytics blog! When I started this blog, I chose one of my photographs, that presents cranes, for the main page. Cranes are a great metaphor ...

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Littal Shemer Haim

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